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Detail of GEF Project #1082

GEF Project ID1082
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameSouthwest Indian Ocean Fisheries Project - SWIOFP
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational Program8; 2
PDF-A Approval Date2000-08-14
Pipeline Entry Date2001-06-12
PDF-B Approval Date2001-09-27
PDF-B(Supplemental Approval Date2004-08-11
Approval Date2005-09-13
CEO Endorsement Date2007-04-05
GEF Agency Approval Date2007-06-28
Project Completion Date2011-11-30
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistry of Water and Forestry, Fisheries and Reforestation, in charge of Environment and Protection of Nature; Ministries of Fisheries from participating countries; UNDP (WIOMEP); UNEP (WIO-LAB)
DescriptionThe proposed project is one of several projects that will be linked among IAs to address fisheries issues of the two LMEs in the SW Indian Ocean (Somali Current and Agulhus Current). This proposal is from the World Bank with an objective of developing and then implementing a management strategy that links biodi protection of fish species to sustainable use of the fisheries. Distant water fishing fleets are likely depleting the WIO within the 200 mile EEZ of some of the countries. However, the status of the fisheries is virtually unknown. Without this information there are barriers to establishing management institutions under the Law of the Sea. The intent is that bilateral grants, GEF, and IDA finance(APL) can be mobilized to develop the institutions necessary to sustainably manage the economically valuable fisheries, conserve for artisinal and community purposes the overlapping nearshore fisheries, sustain the related biodiversity, and mobilize coastal communities.
PDF A Amount
25,000 USD
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
12,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
12,725,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
22,950,000 USD
Project Cost
35,675,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,145,250 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
12,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
17,510,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
30,235,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
1,145,250 USD
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